News About Rommel

2016 Australian Cup Aim for Rommel

2016 Australian Cup Aim for Rommel

Connections of the Neville Parnham-trained Perth galloper Rommel will bypass another summer run at home with the progressive four-year-old saving him for a Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival campaign targeting the Australian Cup 2016. The Commands stallion has had 14 runs to date for four wins, his winning form going up to 1600m. He is being…

No Kingston Town Classic 2015 for Rommel

No Kingston Town Classic 2015 for Rommel

After two unplaced runs this time in connections of the Neville Parnham-trained Rommel will bypass Saturday’s 2015 Kingston Town Classic in Perth in favour of a possible trip to Queensland for the Gold Coast’s Magic Millions Race Day in January. A final field of 16 hopefuls was released for this year’s $1 million Group 1…

Watermans Bay Heads 2015 AJ Scahill Stakes Field

Watermans Bay Heads 2015 AJ Scahill Stakes Field

Daniel Morton’s defending champion Watermans Bay leads a small but classy line-up of middle distance gallopers running in the latest Perth Summer Racing Carnival Group event with the AJ Scahill Stakes 2015 taking place at Ascot on Saturday. Due to jump as Ascot Race 6 at 4:30pm (WA time), this year’s lucrative weight-for-age $250,000 Group…

Checkpoint Fit and Fresh for Winterbottom Stakes 2015

Checkpoint Fit and Fresh for Winterbottom Stakes 2015

Top local horseman Neville Parnham is confident he has his injury-prone galloper Checkpoint fit and fresh ahead of Saturday’s 2015 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot Racecourse. One of two elite levels on the Perth program this weekend, the $1 million Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) features a full field of 16 sprinters including the…

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Barrier Draw Completed

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Barrier Draw Completed

The 2015 Winterbottom Stakes barrier draw has been completed and released; confirming alleys for all seventeen runners for Saturday’s sprint feature race at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse. Buffering has continued to lead early betting markets for the Winterbottom Stakes after he was confirmed to make the trip west this year, but may need some luck in…

16 In 2015 Winterbottom Stakes Field

16 In 2015 Winterbottom Stakes Field

The 2015 Winterbottom Stakes field has been released and Buffering is set to take on a capacity field of rivals in the Group 1 event at Ascot on Saturday. Buffering will return to Perth for the first time since he took out the 2013 edition of the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) and he will…

2015 Australian Guineas Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Australian Guineas Day Scratchings & Track Report

A bumper nine-race program is scheduled for Flemington Racecourse this afternoon with Australian Guineas Day 2015 the latest feature meeting of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. It is partly cloudy day trackside at Victoria’s premier course today with a cool day getting up into the low twenties keeping the crowds and horses comfortable. Flemington’s course…

2015 Australian Guineas Form Guide & Preview

2015 Australian Guineas Form Guide & Preview

In a strange twist of fate, two of the feature autumn guineas races have been scheduled to run on the same day in competing states, which means trainers and owners alike had to decide whether to run in Sydney or Melbourne. The Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) may be considered the classier affair but the…

Capacity Field for 2015 Australian Guineas

Capacity Field for 2015 Australian Guineas

The Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) may be the classier of the two Guineas running this weekend but with a small field of just seven it is clearly usurped in popularity by the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), which has attracted a capacity field of 16 runners plus an emergency. The $500,000 Australian Guineas is…

Rommel Can Measure up in 2015 Australian Guineas

Rommel Can Measure up in 2015 Australian Guineas

Perth horseman Neville Parnham is confident his interstate visitor Rommel can measure up to the field of new rivals he faces in Melbourne on Saturday in the Australian Guineas 2015. With WA expat Disposition ruled out of Flemington’s $500,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) with injury, the hopes for a Perth horse to win the…